Day: February 7, 2020

Trump says ‘not happy’ with Vindman, confirms he might be removed from White House job

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Friday he’s “not happy” with Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council aide who gave testimony in the impeachment inquiry and confirmed that it’s possible Vindman could be removed from his job.  White House officials are considering eliminating Vindman’s […]

Recommendation to replace higher-educated nurses with cheaper staff could backfire, nurses warn

Nursing experts say some cost-saving recommendations put forward in an external review of Alberta Health Services released Monday could lead to worse patient outcomes. “I believe the recommendations they made are going to be counterproductive,” Mount Royal University nursing professor Cathy Carter-Snell said. “I absolutely agree […]

‘Whiter skin in 14 days’: Tracking the illegal sale of skin-whitening creams in Canada

Some skin-lightening products sold in Canada contain alarming levels of harmful ingredients, including mercury, hydroquinone and steroids, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found. Mercury and hydroquinone, in particular, are possible carcinogens and can cause severe skin issues with prolonged use. Health Canada says the sale […]